Type II Diabetes

What you need to know about type 2 diabetes:

-Most common type of diabetes.

-Type II diabetes causes insulin resistant (which means that your pancreas is not using insulin properly).

Symptoms of high blood sugar.      

  • Increased thirst.
  • Headaches.
  • Blurred Vision.
  • Frequent urination.
  • Fatigue.

Symptoms of low blood sugar. 

  • Excessive sweating, hunger, fatigue and shakiness.
  • Nausea/vomiting.
  • Mental confusion.
  • Palpitations.

Watch this video to learn about Type II diabetes

Its all about the support!

Life style changes (American Diabetes Association, 2018)

  • Timing of your meals
  • How much to eat- Consult your PCP and Nutritionist
  • What foods to choose- Find some helpful resources! Visit http://www.diabetes.org
  • Increase your physical activity.

Treatment:

  • Diet
  • Exercise
  • Oral medications
  • Insulin

PREVENTION IS KEY!

 

References

American Diabetes Association. (2018). Retrieved from http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/type-2/?loc=util-header_type2

Effective Type 2 Diabetes Diet Plan: See top Foods & Plans to Reverse Type 2 Diabates (2016). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rnZmDCYkxiQ

Living with type 2 Diabetes: Finding the support you need. (2014). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2NyG-7kHmE

Understanding Type 2 Diabetes. (2014). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAjZv41iUJU

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